Whatever happened to Republicans opposing big government interference in people’s lives?
In a speech yesterday at Mississippi State University, Mitt Romney told the audience that he wants to end the programs developed as part of Lyndon Johnson’s War On Poverty, and replace them with something new.
The programs from the War On Poverty Mitt Romney […]
The big problem isn’t what women say. The big problem is that Mike Huckabee thinks that he has the legitimate authority to tell women what they can and cannot say. […]
There’s always a sense of energy that comes when the first official presidential campaign from one of the two dominant political parties shoots out of the gate. There’s a difference however, between a sense of energy and actual energy.
It’s been months since Jim Webb set up the first exploratory committee of any Democratic 2016 […]
How can a man who has never been elected to public office gain enough political support to be elected President of the United States? Apparently, Ben Carson has decided that his rise to the Oval Office will be achieved using the power of outrageous statements to audiences filled with people who are ready to hate. […]
Rick Santorum is running for President again, using old talking points from the last century. Santorum is claiming that climate change is a “hoax”, though he has never been able to point to any specific evidence of the supposed hoax.
Now, Santorum is saying that, even if climate change is real, there’s no point of […]
The nascent political party 1787 for America introduced itself in 2013 by promising it would provide an arena for populist, bottom-up participation in the choosing of the next President of the United States. Choose whomever you like — let the people decide, declared 1787 for America. But as with the billionaire-funded group Americans Elect, these […]
Mike Huckabee is clearly either running for President or desperately seeking attention for himself so that he can negotiate for a higher rate of pay when he returns to work as a TV personality on Fox News. He’s taking jet planes flying on private jets< across America to meet with rich families and corporate executives […]
For the 2016 presidential race, we have already described the pros and cons of the campaigns of Rick Santorum and Jim Webb. Now it seems time to add another. Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio made it clear this week that he intends to run for President in 2016.
Rubio is currently the junior U.S. Senator […]
Over the last few weeks, we at Irregular Times have been writing about some of the less well-publicized of the 2016 presidential candidates. As we’ve moved from Midge Potts to Robert Milnes to Michael Bickelmeyer and Dinesh Ravishanker, I’ve become more uneasy. I’ve looked at the information available on many of the declared presidential candidates […]
Of all the unconventional presidential candidacies in the 2016 season, I have yet to find any more enigmatic than that of Dinesh Ravishanker.
Just a little over one year ago, Ravishanker was the CEO of Callfire, a company that provides commercial and political customers with robocall services – automatic telephone calls that use pre-recorded messages […]
Bobby Jindal is preparing to begin a campaign for the Republican presidential election in 2016. In order to win that nomination, Jindal knows that he has to gain attention by whipping up as much righteous fury from the GOP’s fundamentalist Christian base as he can.
Luckily for Bobby Jindal, there’s a time-tested method for getting […]